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Grant County Weight Meet Info

Posted Thursday, February 28, 2008 by JP Dale

INAUGURAL Grant County Strongman Invitational *
Weightlifting Competition
(* event title is subject to change)

PLACE:Grant County High School CONTACT: Assistant Coach Eric Herrmann
715 Warsaw Road Event Coordinator
Dry Ridge, KY 41035 859.588.8185 cell
www.mapquest.com (Dry Ridge is Exit # 159) Eric.Herrmann@grant.kyschools.us

DATE:Saturday, March 22, 2008

TIME:Registration / Weigh-Ins will be from 7:30-9:00 am EST.
Coaches Meeting will be at approximately 9:00 am, with Lifters Meeting to follow.
First Lift Warm-ups will begin at approximately 9:30 am.

LIFTS:1) Bench Press2) Parallel Squat3) Power Clean

ELIGIBLE:Any High School Student-Athlete who has Fall Eligibility remaining may lift.
(Current 11th grade and under are eligible to participate)
(Current 9th grade and under are eligible for JV awards as well as varsity awards and varsity team points)

COST:$6 per lifter, Cash or Team Check.

AWARDS:* Individual lifters are competing for awards in each weight class.
* Teams are competing for overall awards. Points will be awarded for the top 5 lifters in each weight class (11, 8, 6, 4, and 2). (No team may collect more than 3 of the 5 places in any weight class) (In case of ties, lightest body weight will win the tiebreaker)
* Top JV lifter award (9th grade and under) in each weight class.
* There will be several Special Awards presented, more details to come later.

WEIGHT125 LB CLASS: 125 pounds and under 185 LB CLASS: 176 - 185 pounds
CLASSES:135 LB CLASS: 126 - 135 pounds195 LB CLASS: 186 - 195 pounds
145 LB CLASS: 136 - 145 pounds205 LB CLASS: 196 - 205 pounds
155 LB CLASS: 146 - 155 pounds220 LB CLASS: 206 - 220 pounds
165 LB CLASS: 156 - 165 pounds235 LB CLASS: 221 - 235 pounds
175 LB CLASS: 166 - 175 pounds250 LB CLASS: 236 - 250 pounds
HEAVYWEIGHT CLASS: 251 pounds and over

GEAR:All lifters will be required to adhere to the following attire and equipment rules:
1) A shirt (T-Shirt/Under Armour/Football Jersey) must be worn at all times
2) Shorts that allow the knee joint to be seen must be worn on all lifts
3) Shoes of some athletic nature must be properly worn at all times
4) No Sweatshirts or Sweatpants will be permitted during lifts
5) No lifting shirts/gloves/straps/other lifting aids (except belts & chalk) will be allowed
6) Each team must provide their own belts
7) Taping of wrists or Braces due to surgeries will be discussed at Coaches Meeting

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